Monday, 27 September, 2021
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Barishal division logs 854 new Covid cases

Barishal division on Wednesday morning recorded as many as 854 fresh Covid cases and 13 more deaths in 24 hours.

Of the new Covid cases in the division, some 288 were identified in Barisal district alone, health officials said.

So far, 13,265 people have been infected with Covid in the district. And some 31,428 Covid cases have been identified in the division to date.

Of the 13 deceased, five were confirmed Covid patients while the remaining had symptoms of the virus, the officials said.

Of them, 10 died at Sher-E-Bangla Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH) and one each in Barishal, Jhalokhathi and Pirojpur districts.

Divisional Health Director Dr Basudev Kumar Das said that 442 patients have died of Covid-19 in the division so far.

According to SBMCH authorities, 58 more patients have been admitted to the hospital in the past 24 hours.

Moreover, 123 Covid patients are currently undergoing treatment at the corona unit of SBMCH and 168 in the isolation ward of the hospital.